I Love Earwigs

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    This Is Funny, But I Like The Word 'earwig'

    I'm a biologist, and I love insects in general, and earwigs in particular, but I also just love to say 'earwig'. I dunno why, but I like the roll of the word in my mouth. So, there you go - both the wonderful little arthropod AND the name I love!
    redfoxnorth redfoxnorth
    41-45, M
    Jan 26, 2010

    Yes, I Love Earwigs

    I know that most people don't care for earwigs. I even saw them described as "ugly" in an entomology textbook! I don't agree. I think they are beautiful with interesting, quirky personalities. I love their handsome russet color and their elegant pinchers. The males...
    Aeolosoma Aeolosoma
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2008
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